Pieter Coecke van Aelst art links
Pieter Coecke van Aelst: Mary Magdalene
Photograph by Sharon Mollerus, Creative Commons licensed
Pieter Coecke van Aelst Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Agony in the Garden, 1527-30
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Scenes from the Life of the Prodigal Son, 1530
The Sacrifice at Lystra, 1534
Kunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)
Louvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
National Gallery, London, UK
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Prado Museum Database, Madrid NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW!
The Royal Collection, London, UK
Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Lamentation over the Dead Christ
Brighton & Hove Museums, England
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK NEW!
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "C"
Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, Spain (in Spanish)
Adoración de los pastores
National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)
See the FIRST Flash presentation on the page: rollover + scroll thumbnails
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
A variety of tapestries designed by Coecke van Aelst with Jan Tons II
Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia
3 paintings online
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection
The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Pieter Coecke van Aelst at The Art Renewal CenterArticles and Reference Sites:
Pieter Coecke van Aelst in the Web Gallery of Art
World Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.